27 Jun 2013
On thursdaynight 27 June as part of her exhibition What Enters artist Olga Balema will play an excerpt from the book À Rebours by J.K. Huysmans.
Written in 1884, it’s described as a “novel without a plot” and an ultimate example of “decadent literature”. It focuses on the intellectual and aesthetic contemplation of Des Esseintes, the last member of a once powerful and noble family.
Balema will give an introduction to the audiofragment and relate it to her work that is currently on show at 1646 until 13 July.
now in residency.